Star Wars: Battlefront II Review

Is the Dark Side of loot boxes too strong to resist?

Star Wars: Battlefront II Review

Star Wars: Battlefront II Review

Is the Dark Side of loot boxes too strong to resist?

EA Under Investigation...
EA Under Investigation by State of Hawaii for 'Predatory Practices'

"This game is a Star Wars-themed online casino," said democratic state representative Chris Lee. "It's a trap."
Wednesday 22 Nov 2:30pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 15

Belgium Concludes That...
Belgium Concludes That Lootboxes Are Gambling, Moves to Ban Them in Europe

“The mixing of money and addiction is gambling,” the Belgian Gaming Commission declared this week.
Wednesday 22 Nov 1:32pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 13

See Gotenks in Action...
See Gotenks in Action with This Dragon Ball FighterZ Trailer

The brief trailer gives us a look at the fighting game’s latest character, who looks to have some fast mixups.
Wednesday 22 Nov 8:37am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 1

Telltale’s Latest...
Telltale’s Latest Batman Episode Is Out Now

In episode three of Batman: The Enemy Within, Bruce Wayne finds his loyalties split between different allies.
Wednesday 22 Nov 8:15am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC

Star Wars: Battlefront II
Star Wars: Battlefront II Review

It’s by far one of the most beautiful looking Star Wars games to date – but amidst all the controversy, how does the game hold up?
Tuesday 21 Nov 1:30pm | PS4 | 11

Holiday Costumes and...
Holiday Costumes and More on the Way to Street Fighter 5

Multiple fighters will be getting some holiday-themed threads, in addition to some nostalgic throwback costumes.
Tuesday 21 Nov 9:35am | PS4 | PC

EA Changes Need for...
EA Changes Need for Speed Payback’s Progression, Following Star Wars Battlefront 2 Controversy

Rep and Bank currencies have had their rates increased across both loot boxes, and throughout the game.
Tuesday 21 Nov 9:05am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 11

Valkyria Chronicles 4...
Valkyria Chronicles 4 Announced

Sega announced that the game will be heading west in 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
Tuesday 21 Nov 8:15am | PS4 | Xbox One | Switch | 5

Soma Introducing...
Soma Introducing Threat-Free 'Safe Mode'

In Safe Mode, players will be able to explore through the game without the risk of being killed by monsters.
Monday 20 Nov 2:29pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 4

The Witcher 3,...
The Witcher 3, Cyberpunk Dev Throws Shade at Games-As-A-Service Model

“No hidden catch, you get what you pay for — no bullshit, just honest gaming like with Wild Hunt.”
Monday 20 Nov 1:56pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 7

Street Fighter V:...
Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition Gets New V-Triggers, Mix Ups, and More

Head on inside to watch the new gameplay trailer, which gives a peek behind the curtain at some new moves.
Monday 20 Nov 1:21pm | PS4 | PC | 2

This Week's Gaming...
This Week's Gaming Night Is Battlefield 1 on PS4

This week, Kiwi gamers can get together to play Battlefield 1 on PS4 and win great prizes, as part of our Gaming Nights.
Monday 20 Nov 9:14am | PS4 | 3

Vivendi Holds Off on...
Vivendi Holds Off on Ubisoft Takeover for Six Months

The French multimedia giant is holding off on picking up more of Ubisoft’s shares, they revealed in their financials.
Monday 20 Nov 8:44am | PS4 | Xbox One | Switch | PC | 1

New Games Releasing...
New Games Releasing This Week: November 20 - 26

Just what’s on the gaming agenda this week? We’ve arranged some of the biggest upcoming releases into one handy article!
Monday 20 Nov 8:13am | PS4 | 4

The Weekend Chat: Have...
The Weekend Chat: Have You Ever Sworn Off a Game?

Either from the publisher’s practices, or a change in direction – have you walked away from a series you once loved?
Friday 17 Nov 3:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 16

EA Temporarily Turns...
EA Temporarily Turns Off Star Wars Battlefront 2's Microtransactions

"We will now spend more time lsitening, adjusting, balancing and tuning," publisher EA said in a public statement.
Friday 17 Nov 2:32pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 27

Stop Focussing on...
Stop Focussing on Technical Issues

We’re always worried about how our games perform and how well they run. Just how important are those questions?
Friday 17 Nov 1:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Switch | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 13

Overwatch’s Latest...
Overwatch’s Latest Hero Now Available to All

The game’s latest hero – the fast-moving support character, Moira – can now be played on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
Friday 17 Nov 8:41am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 4

Dragon Ball FighterZ...
Dragon Ball FighterZ Adds Three Iconic Characters

More characters will be joining the roster of the anime fighter, including adult Gohan, Gotenks, and Kid Buu.
Friday 17 Nov 8:20am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 5

Need for Speed Payback
Need for Speed Payback Review

Payback is a good example of many things; like how not to build a racing game, and how not to use microtransactions.
Thursday 16 Nov 3:00pm | PS4 | 12

Dynasty Warriors'...
Dynasty Warriors' Publisher Brings Down Major Chinese Piracy Group

Koei Tecmo sued popular cracking group 3DM for copyright violation, and were awarded $245,000 USD in damages.
Thursday 16 Nov 2:36pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 3

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